Worth gowns are always a delight to look at but unfortunately, the years have not always been kind to these garments. Here’s a video of efforts to restore and preserve on specific 1897 evening dress that’s in the Olive Matthews Collection at the Chertsey Museum.
And here’s one view of the restored dress:
The rear panel was reconstructed since the original was missing. This dress is an amazing dress and we can only speculate how it must have looked when it originally was created at Maison Worth. 😄